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"HOLMES' MOST CELEBRATED WORK": finely bound example of Oliver Wendell Holmes' The Professor at the Breakfast-Table
London: J. M. Dent & Co, 1905.
Finely bound example of Holmes’ famed work of prose. Octavo, bound in three quarters vellum with gilt tooling to the spine, red morocco spine label lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, illustrated with engravings including tissue-guarded frontispiece. In very good condition.
Price: $100.00 Item Number: 111034
"Thus he was happier than he had ever been in his life": First edition of George du Maurier's The Martian; Finely Bound
London and New York: Harper & Brothers, 1898.
First edition of du Maurier’s largely autobiographical novel. Octavo, bound in three quarters morocco with gilt titles and tooling to the spine in six compartments within raised gilt bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, illustrated with engravings including frontispiece portrait of the author. In near fine condition.
Price: $100.00 Item Number: 100137
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1998.
First edition of the 40th anniversary of the economist’s landmark work. Octavo, original illustrated wrappers. Boldly signed by John Kenneth Galbraith on the half-title page. In near fine condition.
Price: $100.00 Item Number: 118388
First edition of Robert Parker's Burgundy: A Comprehensive Guide to the Producers Appellations and Wines; inscribed by him
New York: Simon and Shuster, 1990.
First edition of Parker’s most ambitious and comprehensive work on Burgundy. Octavo, original half cloth, illustrated with maps by Jeanyee Wong and drawings by Christopher Wormell. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “11/26/91 To Dottie and Randolf – with best wishes, Robert Parker.” Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Koppel & Scher.
Price: $100.00 Item Number: 119504
London: Collins Crime Club, 1955.
First edition of Rutherford’s early murder mystery. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in the rare original dust jacket which is in near fine condition with a few small closed tears. Uncommon in this condition.
Price: $100.00 Item Number: 119604
Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2012.
Early printing of this work in which prominent economists reconsider the fundamentals of economic policy for a post-crisis world. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket.
Price: $100.00 Item Number: 10900
London: The Bodley Head, 1966.
First edition of this novel set in Haiti under the rule of “Papa Doc” Duvalier, which explores the political suppression and terrorism through the figure of an English hotel owner, Brown. Octavo, original green cloth. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Ivan Lapper.
Price: $100.00 Item Number: 116243
First edition of The Theory of Interest Rates: Proceedings of a Conference Held by the International Economic Association
The Theory of Interest Rates: Proceedings of a Conference Held by the International Economic Association.
New York: Macmillan & Co. Ltd, 1965.
First edition of this collection of talks delivered at the 1962 International Economic Association Conference held in Royaumont, France. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Ownership signatures. Jacket design by Sarah Shervington.
Price: $100.00 Item Number: 101480
First Edition of John J. Sirica's To Set the Record Straight:; Inscribed by Him in the Year of Publication
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1979.
First edition of the most important criminal case tried in the United States. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper in the year of publication, “For Brendan O’Neill with best wishes, John J. Sirica June 30, 1979.” Fine in a near fine dust jacket.
Price: $100.00 Item Number: 23044
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1967.
First edition of the final volume in Vidal’s Narratives of Empire, his acclaimed six-volume series of historical novels about the American past. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Gore Vidal. Small name to the front free endpaper, fine in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of wear. Jacket design by Sheridan Germann.
Price: $100.00 Item Number: 80018
“I'm tired of people who have not been at war who know all about it": First Edition of John Steinbeck's The Moon Is Down
New York: The Viking Press, 1942.
First edition, second issue of the Nobel Prize-winning author’s classic work. Octavo, original blue cloth. Near fine in an excellent price-clipped dust jacket with light rubbing and wear. Jacket illustration by Frank Lieberman. A nice example.
Price: $100.00 Item Number: 102188
London: Chapman and Hall, 1880.
Finely bound new edition of one of Trollope’s most experimental novels. Octavo, bound in three quarters morocco over marbled boards with red morroco spine label lettered in gilt, all edges speckled red. In very good condition.
Price: $100.00 Item Number: 115279
"The calmest voice and coolest mind in American public life": First Edition of John W. Gardner's No Easy Victories; inscribed by him
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1968.
First edition of “the father of campaign finance reform”, John W. Gardner’s fourth book. Octavo, original half cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “To Mariam and Andrew – affectionately, from their friend John W. Gardner.” Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket photograph by Herb Weitman.
Price: $100.00 Item Number: 110909
"She was so deeply impressed by his grandeur that she thought it impossible to do him honor enough": Henry James' The Last of the Valerii; one of one hundred numbered copies
London: Boydell Press, 1974.
Limited Artists’ Book edition of Henry James’ The Last of the Valerii. Number 46 of one hundred numbered copies printed on Wookey Hole handmade paper by John Baskett in 16 point Blado italic font, the same font used in the original publication in The Atlantic Monthly for January 1874. Frontispiece by Julia Trevelyan Oman. Octavo, gilt title and tooling spine and front panel. In fine condition.
Price: $100.00 Item Number: 81263
First Edition of Kenneth S. Davis' A Prophet in His Own Country: The Triumphs and Defeats of Adlai E. Stevenson; signed by both Kenneth S. Davis and Adlai Stevenson
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1957.
First edition of Davis’ definitive biography of Adlai E. Stevenson. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by both Kenneth S. Davis and Adlai Stevenson on the second free endpaper. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Jacket desgin by Sydney Butchkes. Jacket photograph by Arthur Siegel.
Price: $100.00 Item Number: 115063